3 results for tag: Teachers


NUT Gives Niger Ultimatum to Pay Teachers Minimum Wage

By March 9, 2020 The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has given the Niger State government up to the end of this month (March) to pay all categories of teachers the new minimum wage and its consequential adjustment. The union alleged that when the government commenced the payment of all workers the new wage in February several “qualified teachers” were omitted from the salary payment vouchers resulting in outcry by those concerned. The NUT had as a result of the development, compiled the list of teachers who were not beneficiaries of the 18 per cent across the board increase for senior civil servants and forwarded same to the federal ...

Teacher pay: Nashville schools plans additions to its $950 million budget. But can it fit in teacher pay?

By Jason Gonzales February 26, 2020 As the Nashville public schools board works to refine its budget ask for next year, the question lingers whether teacher pay will be included. The $950 million budget proposal for the 2020-21 school year includes only what is necessary to maintain operations— an increase of $28 million over last year. Any additions included outside of the $950 million could push the ask by the board upward by millions. Money for teacher pay, especially, could be a costly endeavor. The board has named it one of the top budget problems it wants to tackle. As the board prioritizes what it wants in its proposed budget, ...

Flush with cash, Virginia lawmakers push for bigger raises for teachers

By Gregory S. Schneider February 16, 2020 Virginia Democrats have money to go along with their newfound grip on power, and on Sunday, state lawmakers rolled out budget proposals that seek bigger raises for teachers and state employees along with a host of other spending increases. House and Senate money committees both emphasized education as they presented separate packages of amendments to the two-year spending plan introduced by Gov. Ralph Northam (D) in December. In the House, the Appropriations Committee proposed teacher pay increases of 2 percent for both years of the budget; Northam’s plan calls for a 3 percent raise only in the ...